Internal Affairs Conference and Certification, CIPTC, Peoria, IL

Internal Affairs Conference and Certification, CIPTC, Peoria, IL

04-15-2024 8:00 AM - 04-19-2024 5:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center Poplar Hall P101
Phone:309-690-7355
Address: 5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

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Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
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Internal Affairs Conference and Certification

Instructor: George Perez, Public Agency Training Council

April 15-19, 2024

 8am – 5pm

 Class will meet at: CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar P101, Peoria

Enrollment Deadline:  April 8, 2024

Course Size:  Minimum –15 Maximum – 64

Course Objective

To provide law enforcement, fire service, and public risk management agencies with a training and education program that will enhance the performance of Internal Affairs/Office of Professional Standards operations.  These operations encompass administrative investigations, response to complaints alleging employee misconduct or agency dissatisfaction, employee discipline, high-risk/critical task audits, and preliminary risk management assessments.  It is understood that not all agencies may have a designated unit assigned to these tasks, but the training is designed to guide personnel assigned to conduct these types of investigations, supervise these investigations, oversee the process and/or adjudicate these types of investigations

Course Content

Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of the Investigator/Supervisor

Citizen/Employee Intake

Basic Investigative Steps, Interview Process, Report Writing and Case File Preparation

Administrative Interview Techniques

Union Contract Protections and LEO/CO Bill of Rights

Basic & Advanced Issues involving Garrity v. New Jersey

Impact of Body-Worn Cameras on Complaints/ Use of Force Incidents

Defending the Internal Investigation

Workplace Searches

Early Intervention

Workplace Discrimination Investigations

Social Media Misconduct – Legal Issues, Policy & Guidance

FDLE/CJSTC Officer Discipline

Case Study and Review

Trending Topics

About the Instructor:

Major George A. Perez is a law enforcement executive within a law enforcement agency in Miami-Dade County, and has served its citizens for over 18 years. He currently commands the Professional Compliance Bureau, which encompasses the Internal Affairs Investigations, Criminal Conspiracy, and Public Corruption Sections. His responsibilities also include the achievement and maintenance of the agency’s active status in the Commission on Florida Accreditation and The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Major Perez possesses a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management and enjoys a robust

professional and practical background in law enforcement management and criminal investigations. His practical knowledge and experience is rooted in assignments, which have included command positions in municipal police services and police districts within his agency. His investigative experience includes assignments within the Internal Affairs Section, Homicide Bureau, Robbery Bureau, and Commander of a General Investigations Unit.

Major Perez is a bilingual instructor and is sought after to instruct several investigative and command level subjects. He utilizes a dynamic approach to instruction that includes student participation and thought-provoking problem-solving methods relative to today’s law enforcement professional. He proudly served as a board member representative within the Miami-Dade County Police Benevolent Association, (PBA) between 2004 through 2012, and remains a proud member of the PBA today

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: TBA

Internal Affairs Conference and Certification, CIPTC, Peoria, IL